Kamiyama, Kenji

Kamiyama, Kenji

Given name: 健治
Family name: 神山
Birthday: Mar 20, 1966
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Birth place: Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Kenji Kamiyama has worked regularly with the anime studio and production enterprise, Production I.G, such as his work on Jin-Roh, Patlabor, Blood: The Last Vampire, and for whom he has directed the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex anime television series, which was followed on into a second season, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG and a TV movie, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society.

After working as a background artist for productions such as Akira and Kiki's Delivery Service, he joined Team Oshii at Production I.G, contributing the screenplay of Blood: The Last Vampire, and working as animation director for Jin-Roh. In 2002 he made his directorial debut with MiniPato, followed by Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. In 2007, after almost 6 years of work on the Stand Alone Complex world, he directed the TV series Guardian of the Sacred Spirit and Eden of the East.

Twitter: @kixyuubann
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BadVoodoo | May 27, 8:46 PM
SAC 1 and 2 are amazing. Fantastic work by this guy.


AmbiguousMonster | May 18, 5:53 AM
This is one of the few creators whose adaptations transcend the source material with strong execution. Phenomenal work on Seirei no Moribito and Stand Alone Complex.


Mormegil | Apr 28, 4:03 AM
I sure wish this guy would come back and direct another anime. He hasn't done anything since Eden of the East, it seems.


St0rmrage | Mar 23, 7:27 AM
Beast !


Fovez | Jan 30, 2:15 PM
Seirei no Moribito & GITS <3


emiliovillegas | Jan 25, 5:08 AM
Higashi no Eden was epic.


Malfegor | Nov 5, 2015 2:27 AM
mah nigga

please return to Ghost in the Shell ;_;


Tyestor | Oct 19, 2015 9:59 AM
Arise sucked because this man wasn't involved.


Tipherk | Jul 28, 2015 2:19 PM
Literal KAMI.


Killy01 | Jun 15, 2015 3:27 PM
I want 3rd SAC, please.


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